Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom

Ms. Career Girl

An Entrepreneur and a Mom. UpSpring was founded by three female entrepreneurs in 2005 and based in Austin, Texas. The post Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom appeared first on Ms. Real Career Girls being an entrepreneur an a momMy first job was delivering newspapers at age 11 in Indiana. This meant getting up every day at the crack of dawn and delivering papers in rain, snow, sleet and shine.

Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Howdy from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Mashable , 4Chan , GroupMe , Frog Design and loads and loads of other social media brands are present here – not to mention all the researchers, entrepreneurs, journalists – and basically the whole new media industry is here.

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Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Some entrepreneurs want to do something that’s never been done before, while others want to build upon existing business niches or ideas and become a strong competitor. Here are nine unlikely entrepreneurs who changed the market: (Photo source: Wikipedia Commons). His entrepreneurial spirit and incredible intellect have made him one of the world’s wealthiest people and most admired entrepreneurs.

Is It Time to Be Your Own Boss?

Career Alley

As an entrepreneur myself I can’t imagine ever working for anyone again. But being an entrepreneur has it’s own set of challenges. Entrepreneurs also tend to work more hours than a salaried employee and almost always work nights and weekends. Studies have shown that entrepreneurs are happier than employees even when they make far less money and work far more hours.

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4 Tips For Working With Your Other Half – And Making It Work

Ms. Career Girl

The duo, living and working in Austin, Texas, made the decision to form a partnership between their companies. She was selected as one of Graphic Design USA Magazine ‘s “2012 People to Watch” Maria is also a featured writer for elite publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine , Texas CEO Magazine and Austin Business Journal. Always the entrepreneur, she started MODpaper , a luxury couture invitation design studio.

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Hi-Tech Companies Are Poaching Your Talent with Amazing Perks


Work at a technology company in Silicon Valley; Austin, Texas; or other tech-savvy city, and as an employee you are sitting pretty.If And their unlimited vacation offering was especially attractive to Jennifer Gargotto, who began working for the organization a few months ago, re-entering the traditional workplace after honing her skills in online marketing as an entrepreneur. The culture here isn’t that unlike life as an entrepreneur.

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A 12-Year-Old’s Genius Secret To Pursuing Your Dreams

Career Realism

The tween already has her own fashion line that’s being sold through her online store and her clothes appeared at Austin Fashion Week last spring. 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur. Pursuing your dreams can be extremely hard. For many, simply deciding what they want to be when they grow up can be a daunting task. But for one girl, the choice seems obvious.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

According to a survey conducted by workplace solutions provider Regus, Indian entrepreneurs are more bullish on recruitment than their counterparts abroad, with 40 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed saying they will go on a hiring spree in the next six months compared to the 36 percent overseas. The survey further noted that entrepreneurs worldwide are more prepared to take the gamble of growth and recruit new staff than larger companies.

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Career Networking Is Not Magic

Tim's Strategy

Thom is a career networking and personal branding expert living in Austin, Texas. Thom is also a professional speaker, author and entrepreneur. He and his wife, Sara, make their home in Austin, Texas, and are the parents of two highly spirited daughters.

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A Seat At The Table

Ms. Career Girl

For that she was chosen to receive the International Stevie Awards’ Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2016. Scott regards her beloved son Austin as her greatest achievement in life. The post A Seat At The Table appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Shonda Scott. Her bio follows. In business and in life, I have a mantra that has given me the courage to succeed in a world that was not initially inclusive.

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Find the right career by doing the wrong career

Penelope Trunk

She’s never going to make enough money to pay for the (eventual) childcare she’d need in order to run around Austin sourcing mid-century modern stuff from design-deficient sellers on Craigslist. Then, at Nordstrom, Melissa meets all sorts of budding entrepreneurs who need lookbooks. The update about my friend Melissa is that she is still working in an administrative job that is totally unimpressive. By choice.

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Top 10 Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches of All Time

Personal Excellence Blog

4) Michael Dell, University of Texas at Austin, 2003 (Read the transcript ) “[Now] it’s time for you to move on to what’s next. Michael studied in University of Texas at Austin (UT) but never graduated – he founded Dell when he was 19 and it became successful enough that he decided to drop out of UT to run it.

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15 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

Personal Excellence Blog

From Wikipedia : “On that first visit to a urologist in Austin, Texas, for his cancer symptoms he was coughing up blood and had a large, painful testicular tumor. LATEST POSTS Million Dollar Tip #4: Scale Up Your Work Introducing: Top Entrepreneurs Interview Series Million Dollar Tip #3: Address a Need Million Dollar Tip #2: Leverage on Your Current Skills Million Dollar Tip #1: Money is Value Million Dollar Challenge Generates $43,407.17!

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Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Tzipporah on June 1, 2010 at 10:41 am | permalink | Penelope, I liked this post–it's about the realities of being an entrepreneur. Posted by jrandom42 on June 1, 2010 at 9:32 am | permalink | Reply Shorter form: poor impulse control symptomatic of entrepreneurs and ADD. Posted by Maureen Sharib on June 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | permalink | Reply Penelope, You are definitely wired to be an entrepreneur. Is this your first time here?

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Kelly Nielsen on November 21, 2009 at 4:13 am | permalink | Reply I got confused by hearing that changing your makeup habit is so hard for you because it sounded that you are focusing on small issues, while you have been through larger changes in life (professional beach volleyball player, serial entrepreneur, etc.) Is this your first time here?

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